| Feb 14, 2014
| 12:22 PM
An organization aiming to "build the statewide liberty movement" in Maryland will host Sen. Rand Paul -- a Kentucky Republican often touted as a potential presidential candidate -- for a fundraiser next month.
The Maryland Liberty PAC, run by a...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:39 PM
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve's new leader, Janet L. Yellen, signaled that the central bank is likely to keep scaling back its signature stimulus program despite a recent string of weak economic data.
Making her first congressional appearance...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:24 PM
WASHINGTON— Republicans took multiple tries to deliver their reaction to President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night.
In addition to the officially sanctioned Republican Party response by Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and a...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Actress Zoe Saldana, known for her roles as Neytiri in "Avatar" and as Uhura in the new "Star Trek" movies, has been exploring a few new worlds of her own this year.
This summer she married Italian artist Marco Perego, and in September she put her...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Moviegoers largely, er, shrugged at the first two installments of "Atlas Shrugged," the ongoing three-part film adaptation of Ayn Rand's 1957 novel. Though the book has found a passionate readership, particularly among political conservatives and...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:47 PM
The Middle East and Africa are a complex matrix of religious cultural, racial, ethnic, clan and tribal dynamics that have developed over 1,000 years of conflict. Scott Anderson wrote in his new book, "Lawrence in Arabia," that the first inept U.S....
| Aug 19, 2013
Halfway through Season 2 of HBO's The Newsroom, we've been treated to glimpses of something resembling a season-long arc pegged to the botched investigation into a potential war crime stemming from American troops' use of sarin gas in the Afghanistan...
| Nov 13, 2013
From today's story about the legal travails of infomercial huckster Kevin Trudeau: Throughout the court fight, Trudeau has remained outspoken. After (U.S. District Judge Robert) Gettleman approved the fine, Trudeau used Internet radio broadcasts and his...
| Mar 8, 2012
This weekend saw the largest tornado outbreak for the month of March on record with 279 tornado warnings issued and at least 38 people killed. Entire towns were ripped out of the ground across Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Alabama, and Georgia following...
| Dec 19, 2011
In politics, timing is everything. And Rick Santorum, who has been unable to break low single digits in public polling of the presidential contest, appears to be gaining some momentum just two weeks before the crucial Iowa caucus. The former......
| Jan 19, 2012
He who lives by the stats, must also die by the stats. Mitt Romney was crowing after the New Hampshire primary that he had “made history,” which is to say that no Republican candidate had snagged both Iowa and New Hampshire since Abraham...